Review: Out Innerspace’s Major Motion Picture

Interpretative dance is an interesting creature in that it is offered a greater degree of freedom than its fellow artistic counterparts. As such, therein lies the question: how interpretative can interpretive dance be before sacrificing coherent narration? Major Motion Picture, the newest performance of Vancouver's dance group, Out Innerspace, is an intriguing, if somewhat perplexing… Read More

Theatre review: Tompkinsville

In Eastern Front Theatre's newest production, author/performer Lindsay Kyte gives viewers a different taste of Cape Breton history. From its onset, Tompkinsville firmly establishes itself in the 1930s town of Reserve Mine where the stark flavour of defeat hangs heavy in the air; men and their families are being oppressed by the almost omnipresent Dominion… Read More

Halifax Independent Theatre

There's a lot more theatre going in Halifax than the average person might expect. If you don't know exactly where to look, it can sometimes seem hard to discover the vast wealth of theatrical activity bubbling beneath the surface of our fair city. Halifax is lucky enough to have a fantastic variety of work being… Read More

PEI Festival of Small Halls

The following is a guest post from Rachel Lutz of One Red Phone Box. Visit Rachel’s blog at for more of her favourite things.   At the Community Centre in Tracadie on Prince Edward Island, the smell of baking potatoes mixed with the scent of lupins as an accordion came to life on stage. The… Read More

Costumes of HAL-CON 2014 [PHOTOS]

Halifax, you are geeks. Marvelous geeks. Not only did you sell out HAL-CON 2014, but you showed up, and you looked good. Here are some of our favourite costumes we snapped. If you see yourself, head over to Facebook and tag yourself. You'll also find our full gallery of HAL-CON 2014 costumes over there. HAL-CON… Read More